The Strange Career of Jim Crow

  title={The Strange Career of Jim Crow},
  author={C. Woodward},
  • C. Woodward
  • Published 1955
  • Sociology
  • Strange Career offers a clear and illuminating analysis of the history of Jim Crow laws and American race relations. This book presented evidence that segregation in the South dated only to the 1880s. It's publication in 1955, a year after the Supreme Court ordered schools be desegregated, helped counter arguments that the ruling would destoy a centuries-old way of life. The commemorative edition includes a special afterword by William S. McFeely, former Woodward student and winner of both the… CONTINUE READING
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